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Friend's Build, Critique Please

agduffy6

62 months ago

A friend want's to build a pc and put this together, will be gaming on it, watching movie, and the obvious web browsing and such. Price slimming would be appreciated (keeping performance obviously) and all recommendations are welcome PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $179.99 @ Micro Center
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $26.92 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI Z97-G45 Gaming ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $121.99 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $72.99 @ Newegg
Storage Intel 730 Series 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $109.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $48.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Video Card $348.99 @ Directron
Case NZXT Phantom (White/Red) ATX Full Tower Case $132.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $44.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive LG UH12NS30 Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer $39.98 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $86.43 @ SuperBiiz
Monitor Asus VE247H 23.6" Monitor $144.98 @ SuperBiiz
Wireless Network Adapter Asus PCE-N15 802.11b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter $23.80 @ SuperBiiz
Keyboard Corsair Vengeance K95 Wired Gaming Keyboard $129.99 @ Newegg
Mouse Corsair Vengeance M65 Wired Laser Mouse $46.99 @ NCIX US
Other Logitech Z313 $35.00
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1594.50
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-11-26 14:44 EST-0500

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